07/27/1910 - 08/25/1976

BURNS, John M., a Representative from Fayette County; born, July 27, 1910 in Southwest, Westmoreland County, Pa.; graduated, Redstone Township High School; B.S., education, Duquesne University; attended, graduate school, University of Pittsburgh; teacher; coach; administrator, Redstone Township Schools (34 years); delegate, Young Democratic Convention, Erie (1938); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1938; reelected to serve 3 more consecutive terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1946); appointed, director, Brownsville Area School District (1974); elected, director, Brownsville Area School District (1975-1976); died, August 25, 1976 in Brownsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; interred, Lafayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.

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